Instructional Area: Operations (OP)
Standard: Understands the processes and systems implemented to monitor, plan, and control the day-to-day activities required for continued business functioning
Performance Element: Understand operation's role and function in business to value its contribution to a company.
Explain the nature of operations (OP:189, LAP-OP-189) (CS)
Performance Element: Adhere to health and safety regulations to support a safe work environment.
Describe health and safety regulations in business (OP:004) (PQ)
Report noncompliance with business health and safety regulations (OP:005) (PQ)
Performance Element: Implement safety procedures to minimize loss.
Follow instructions for use of equipment, tools, and machinery (OP:006) (PQ)
Follow safety precautions (OP:007) (PQ)
Maintain a safe work environment (OP:008) (CS)
Explain procedures for handling accidents (OP:009) (CS)
Handle and report emergency situations (OP:010) (CS)
Performance Element: Implement security policies/procedures to minimize chance for loss.
Explain routine security precautions (OP:013) (CS)
Follow established security procedures/policies (OP:152) (CS)
Protect company information and intangibles (OP:153) (CS)
Performance Element: Comply with security rules, regulations, and codes (e.g., property, privacy, access, confidentiality) to protect customer and company information, reputation, and image.
Explain information privacy, security, and confidentiality considerations in business (OP:441) (CS)
Maintain data security (OP:064) (CS)
Performance Element: Utilize project-management skills to improve workflow and minimize costs.
Plan project (OP:519) (CS)
Monitor projects and take corrective actions (OP:520) (CS)
Evaluate project success (OP:521) (CS)
Performance Element: Implement purchasing activities to obtain business supplies, equipment, resources, and services.
Explain the nature and scope of purchasing (OP:015, LAP-OP-002) (CS)
Place orders/reorders (OP:016) (CS)
Maintain inventory of supplies (OP:031) (CS)
Performance Element: Understand production's role and function in business to recognize its need in an organization.
Explain the concept of production (OP:017, LAP-OP-017) (CS)
Performance Element: Maintain property and equipment to facilitate ongoing business activities.
Comply with policies and procedures for use of property and equipment (OP:442) (CS)
Performance Element: Understand supply chain management role to recognize its need in business.
Explain the concept of supply chain (OP:443) (CS)